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2014-04-11 23:02:54

Every year, thousands of Americans die waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant because there just aren't enough organ donors. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital offers 12 facts about becoming an organ donor. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 11, 2014 Top 12 Facts About Becoming an Organ Donor Every year, thousands of Americans die waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant because there just aren't enough organ donors. Only 21 percent of New Yorkers are registered organ donors, compared...

2013-10-02 23:02:22

This week NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and The Rogosin Institute celebrate the 50th anniversary of their world-renowned transplant program. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 There have been a multitude of firsts, celebrated successes, groundbreaking research findings, and more than 4,000 lives saved – and that was just in the first 50 years. This week NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and The Rogosin Institute celebrate the 50th anniversary of...

2013-10-02 16:25:36

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rogosin Institute and its Dreyfus Health Foundation (DHF) division have embarked on the "New Pathways to Health" initiative in partnership with the Aaron E. Henry Community Health Services Center, Inc. (AEH), the Mississippi Office of Nursing Workforce (ONW), Tri-County Workforce Alliance (TCWA), and the University of Mississippi's Center for Population Studies (CPS). This initiative is designed to improve the lives of families...

2013-04-10 12:27:52

NEW YORK, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rogosin Institute ("Rogosin" or "The Institute") announces with great pleasure the appointment of Richard Hall, Executive Vice President, Supply Chain, Engineering and Sustainability, Bob Evans Farms, Inc., as Chairman of the Board of Directors effective March 13, 2013. Hall, closely affiliated with Rogosin since 1994 and a Board member since 2008, brings both a commitment to its vision for healthcare and a breadth of business...

2012-07-30 06:25:51

NEW YORK, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rogosin Institute (Rogosin) announced receiving a $300,000 grant from The W. K. Kellogg Foundation for programs in the Delta region of Mississippi. The grant focuses on creating an educational and professional development pathway for emerging healthcare professionals while engaging local communities to take more responsibility for their own health to improve the overall health, access to care, and quality of life of the vulnerable...

2012-05-11 06:25:05

NEW YORK, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rogosin Institute (Rogosin) and the Hebrew Home at Riverdale (Hebrew Home) are collaborating to provide peritoneal dialysis training and nephrology medical management for the residents and rehabilitation patients at Hebrew Home. This is the first time residents and patients of Hebrew Home will have peritoneal dialysis training and services available on site. Rogosin and Hebrew Home are both members of NewYork Presbyterian Healthcare...

2011-10-13 10:14:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rogosin Institute is bringing dialysis closer to home for patients who need it by opening a new dialysis center in Auburndale, Queens. The Opening Reception, held Wednesday October 12, 2011 was attended by Helen Marshall, Queens Borough President, Paola Miceli, Director, Health, Human and Senior Services and other government officials. The center can accommodate 232 patients. In addition to dialysis, the center will provide home...

2011-09-21 09:00:00

Kris Humphries and Ronnie Brewer Join the "All The Right Moves Good Health Initiative" Visit www.rogosin.org\goodhealth to learn more NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- Basketball stars Kris Humphries of the New Jersey Nets and Ronnie Brewer of the Chicago Bulls are joining forces with The Rogosin Institute to get the word out about three of the most prevalent health problems of Americans: diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity - and the risks that they pose for...

2011-09-07 13:35:00

Dreyfus Health Foundation of The Rogosin Institute collaborates with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Northwest Health Foundation to advance nursing in U.S. Affiliated Pacific Island jurisdictions. NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Rogosin Institute (Rogosin) has been chosen as one of eleven foundations nationwide to receive funding from Partners Investing in Nursing's Future (PIN). The PIN program is a multi-year, multi-million dollar national investment in...

2011-01-25 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two groundbreaking preclinical studies demonstrate for the first time that encapsulated mouse kidney cancer cells inhibit the growth of freely-growing cancer cells of the same or different type in a laboratory dish and in tumor-bearing animals. These findings support the hypothesis that cancer cells entrapped in seaweed-based gel, called "macrobeads," send biological feedback or signals to freely-growing tumors outside the macrobead to slow or stop...